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Assistant Vice Chancellor for Institutional Research

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Job Duties

  • Ensures that meaningful, accurate data and supporting documentation is available to meet the decision-making needs of the University.
  • Demonstrates leadership in research design, the appropriate use of statistical tools, and the interpretation of institutional data.
  • Provides oversight and supervision for institutional research, trend analyses for environmental scanning, institutional accreditation information and data reporting.
  • Oversees daily operations of the Office of Institutional Research, supervises support staff and monitors workloads to ensure that service to the campus and external communities is provided in a professional, ethical, and timely manner.
  • Consults with ITS in support of data warehousing and data usage associated with Banner system modules, ARGOS, and other information technologies.
  • Compiles, analyzes, and disseminates quantitative data related to facets of the University including institutional characteristics, enrollments, student retention, student transfer activities, and other student performance indicators.
  • Coordinates state and federal reporting.
  • Oversees data reporting for external entities including those focused on accreditation and program review.
  • Conducts special projects/studies to address decision-making needs of the senior administrative staff.
  • Integrates visualization technology and other tools for data presentation and interpretation.
  • Utilizes external data to assess performance against goals and benchmark other institutions.
  • Prepares semester and yearly data reports (daily enrollment, annual retention, A-State Fact Book, etc.)
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

Demonstrated ability to:
• Communicate clearly, effectively and professionally with evidence of success in explaining,
presenting, and interpreting data including the production of written reports.
• Work collaboratively and collegially with University administration, faculty and staff.
• Supervise staff and promote professional development.

Demonstrated knowledge of:
• Local, state and national university issues.
• Current trends and issues related to federal and state reporting.
• Trends and innovative practices in institutional research.

Institution Description

Arkansas State University (A-State) was established in 1909 as a state agriculture school. The institution opened as a vocational high school in 1910 and changed to State Agricultural and Mechanical College in 1925. Authority to extend the curriculum, offer senior college work and grant degrees was given to the institution by the legislature in 1925. Senior college work was initiated in 1930, and the first bachelor’s degrees were granted in 1931. In 1933, the legislature changed the name of the college to Arkansas State College. Master’s degree graduate programs were initiated in 1955 and Doctorate degree programs were added in 1999. Arkansas State College was granted university status in January 1967.


Application Due Date: 2020-04-06
Job Start Date: 2020-07-01
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: Jonesboro
State/Province/Region: AR
Institution: Arkansas State University
Reports To: Provost
Staff # Reporting to Position: 2
Reports In Office: Office of Institutional Research

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